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Gasification 2024

Date: 20th March 2024 - 21st March 2024 Location: Ghent - Belgium

Following ten successful editions ACI is delighted to announce the 11th edition of our Gasification Summit, taking place in Ghent, Belgium, on the 20th & 21st March 2024.

The two-day event is dedicated to advancing the knowledge and collaboration in the field of Gasification looking towards the 2030 and 2050 EU targets. Our conference brings together industry leaders, researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders from across the gasification industry to exchange insights, discuss emerging trends, and explore innovative solutions for a sustainable future.

On Tuesday, 19th  March 2024, a limited group of Gasification conference attendees will have a unique opportunity to visit the BioTfueL® project in Dunkirk.  There is no extra charge to join the site visit, although places are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please confirm if you wish to attend when booking for the conference to avoid disappointment.


20th March 2024
21st March 2024
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Gracjan Furmanek – Delegate Sales
+48 616 467 042
Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
Elise Bolton – Content
+44 20 3141 0624
Martyna Rak – Logistics
+48 616 46 7020


Ghent Marriott Hotel
Korenlei 10,
Ghent, 9000 Belgium

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+32 9 233 93 93
  • Gasification Market Overview
  • Gasification Policy and Regulations Update
  • Opportunities in Feedstocks
  • Discussing Commercial-Scale Gasification Plant Development for the Production of Fuels
  • Unlocking the Potential of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)
  • Implementing Practices to Address Technical Challenges in Gasification
  • Depicting the use of Hydrogen Production in Gasification
  • Syngas vs Standard Gas
  • Optimising the Advancements of Pyrolysis
  • Future Applications and Opportunities in Biomass



If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:


Elise Bolton

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0624

Email: [email protected]




  • Energy companies
  • Utility companies
  • Oil refining industry
  • Petrochemical industry
  • Companies operating gasification plants
  • Gas suppliers
  • Gasification technology providers
  • Market analysts
  • Consultants
  • Associations
  • Research institutes
  • Regulatory bodies










The BioTfueL® technology is the result of one of the main partnerships in the advanced biofuels field. The consortium constructed and successfully operated the world’s largest BTL demonstration units securing, integrating and optimizing each process step together from the biomass pre-treatment to the final fuels. The result is a robust, mature, scaled-up technology that can produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Renewable Naphtha, and Renewable Diesel through the Gasification and Fischer-Tropsch route


Scheduled Site Visit Program:

BioTfueL® Project – Dunkirk (France)

11:00 – Registration for the Site Visit at the hotel
11:30 – Departing from the Hotel (1:20 – 30 Minute Drive – 40 attendees will be divided into two groups Group A – Group B each group includes 20 attendees)
13:00 – Welcome Address and Presentation for Group A
13:00 – Guided Tour of the BioTfuel Facilities for Group B
14:00 – Welcome Address and Presentation for Group B
14:00 – Guided Tour of the BioTfuel Facilities for Group A
15:00 – Closing Remarks & Refreshments
16:45 – Departure from the Site Visit back to the Hotel
18:15 – Arriving back at the Conference Hotel




Axens group provides a complete range of solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels, the production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates, the chemical recycling of plastics, all natural gas treatment and conversion options along with water treatment and carbon capture. The offer includes technologies, equipment, furnaces, modular units, catalysts, adsorbents and related services. Axens is ideally positioned to cover the entire value chain, from feasibility study to unit start-up and follow-up throughout the entire unit life cycle. This unique position ensures the highest level of performance with a reduced environmental footprint. Axens global offer is based on highly trained human resources, modern production facilities and an extended global network for industrial, technical supports and commercial services. Axens is an IFP Group company.



SCHMIDTSCHE SCHACK is a leading designer and fabricator of process critical heat transfer solutions for the chemical, petrochemical and metallurgical industries. Custom made coolers and heat exchangers treat process gases at very high temperatures of up to 1.500°C (2,730 °F) and high pressures of up to 300 bar (4,350 psi). Products include:

  • SCHMIDT’SCHE® Transfer Line Exchanger for ethylene plants
  • SCHMIDT’SCHE® Process Gas Boilers and SCHMIDT’SCHE® Steam Superheater for Hydrogen, Ammonia and Methanol plants
  • SCHMIDT’SCHE® and SCHACK® Reactors and Syngas Coolers for gasification processes
  • SCHACK® Fired Heater for customized process heating
  • Equipment service and IoT solution with Zero.One®


SCHMIDTSCHE SCHACKs advanced technology for gasification projects provides state-of-the-art solutions for converting raw, biomass based syngas into productive syngas and finally fuels by applying conventional gas cleanup technologies.

SCHMIDTSCHE SCHACK headquarters and workshops are in Kassel (Germany), a branch office in Düsseldorf (Germany), affiliated offices are in Houston (Texas/USA)) and Wexford (Pittsburgh/USA), Kobe (Japan), Mumbai (India) and Shanghai (China).

SCHMIDTSCHE SCHACK is a partner to world leading engineering companies, process developers, contractors and operators.



When we look at our industry today, we see the industry of tomorrow. We want a world where the manufacturing industry produces circularly. In our belief this is the only way our industry can continue to provide our growing world population with everything it needs, without harming life on earth ever again.

To achieve this, a new industrial revolution is needed. Perpetual Next aims to be a catalyst, pacesetter and advocate for this. We want to make great strides in the fight against climate change. Because the simple truth is: we won’t have a beautiful new planet if we don’t provide for a beautiful new industry.

We are a climate technology company that retrieves carbon and gas from organic waste. With our technologies, we help industries around the world become fossil-free and circular. With our 135 employees and six own production facilities, we work daily on and with solutions to combat climate change.

Perpetual Next is organised into three business units (BUs), each with their own specialisms, dedicated teams and their own strategic partners and customers.

Bio-conversions: Our Bio-conversions business unit focuses on the development and acquisition of companies where low-quality organic residual materials are converted into sustainable products, like heat, electricity, biogas, green gas and fertilizers. We work with a wide variety of residual materials, including pruning and garden waste, but also waste from the food processing industry. We use various existing technologies that we have optimized for this.
Biocarbon: Our Biocarbon business unit produces renewable carbon from bio-residues such as forestry residues, scrap wood, etc. A technology that we have perfected in our unique carbon converter technology. This is a process of thermochemical conversion of organic waste in an oxygen-poor environment.
Developments: Our Developments business unit mainly focuses on gasification of renewable carbon from local agri-residual flows . Syngas is created from gasification which can form the basis for products for the chemical industry. By means of downstream technology, the syngas can also be converted into products for shipping and utilities, such as methanol, hydrogen and green gas.



With a wealth of experience in designing and fabricating critical components for the process industry, particularly in Chemical, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas and Energy sectors, Walter Tosto has gained global recognition as a premier manufacturer of top-tier high-pressure equipment and vessels.

Walter Tosto operates in six workshops in Chieti, Italy, alongside a seafront facility in Ortona, Italy, strategically connected to major international ports and routes. Additionally, we have a subsidiary, Walter Tosto WTB, based in Bucharest, Romania, and an additional plant in Oltenița, Romania, offering direct access to the Danube River.

Through its business unit Maraldi, Walter Tosto specializes in delivering tailor-made products, such as pressure spheres and low-temperature and cryogenic storage tanks. Our extensive knowledge, impressive track record, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, and versatile capabilities, coupled with waterfront and strategically located manufacturing sites, position us as a leader capable of handling diverse fabrication requirements in terms of weight and materials. Technology and consistent delivery remain our primary drivers.

Within the Energy sector, Walter Tosto wholeheartedly embraces and supports the transition to Green Technologies, specifically Nuclear and Hydrogen, in response to pressing environmental concerns.

In the Hydrogen arena, our company aims to collaborate synergistically with Main Process Licensors, engineering firms, and Hydrogen producers by sharing our extensive expertise and capabilities. This collaborative effort encompasses all technical aspects, from upscaling emerging technologies to producing proprietary equipment.



The ERG Group specialises in the design, manufacture and turnkey supply of industrial process gas and syngas cleaning systems.  ERG’s 45+ years’ experience of the supply of flue gas treatment systems for hazard waste incineration provided a basis for the development over the last 15 years of ERG’s robust and proven syngas cleaning systems for gasification processing of wood chip, RDF, plastic and waste streams requiring thermal destruction.   ERG has satisfied blue-chip clients in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and USA.

ERG’s experienced team of engineers prides itself on offering competitively priced syngas cleaning systems of unrivalled design, outstanding manufacturing quality and the lowest possible operating costs.  ERG’s project management and site teams can be relied on to deliver these systems safely, professionally and to the agreed programme.

Our mission is to provide our customers with robust and reliable gas treatment packages.  All packages are guaranteed to the levels of syngas cleanliness to meet our clients’ engine’s requirement.

ERG (Air Pollution Control)’s headquarters near Gatwick in UK, is home to the project implementation division, maintenance operation and in-house specialist plastic manufacturing and skid and trial assembly facilities. ERG also has full-service regional offices in Jordan and Dubai.


About thyssenkrupp Uhde

thyssenkrupp Uhde combines unique technological expertise and decades of global experience in the engineering, procurement, construction and service of chemical plants. We develop innovative processes and products for a more sustainable future and thus contribute to the long-term success of our customers in almost all areas of the chemical industry. Our portfolio includes leading technologies for the production of basic chemicals, fertilizers and polymers as well as complete value-chains for green hydrogen and sustainable chemicals.


C.F. Nielsen is the leading manufacturer of mechanical briquetting presses. We supply briquetting solutions all over the world for many different purposes. Mostly our presses are sold for production of industrial-type briquettes for use in heating plants or gasifiers or to make log-type briquettes to be used in fireplaces and ovens by private consumers. Our Mechanical press is suitable for making briquettes used in gasifiers due to its flexibility regarding briquette’s shape, form, and density. Furthermore, our Mechanical press can handle most types of biomasses. This flexibility is something that is essential within the gasification process. We have delivered several briquetting projects for this industry over the last 10 years.  Through the development of machines, C.F. Nielsen created a culture which still exists today – the development and production of machines in close contact with customers. We work closely with our customers to ensure that our solutions meet their demands and expectations, why most briquetting presses and solutions are tailor-made to our customers. C. F. Nielsen was founded in 1889 by Carl Frederik Nielsen and started out as a traditional blacksmith shop and later expanded to include an iron foundry. In the 1930s, C.F. Nielsen started their production of customed machines for local farmers, and during the 1940s, the first briquetting press was designed. After 100 years of being a family-owned business, C.F. Nielsen was sold in 1998 to Henning M. Larsen. Under his leadership, the company continued to grow and expand internationally. In the following years, the production facilities were expanded, to make more room to produce briquetting presses. In 2007, Mogens Sloth Knudsen and DKA Capital A/S acquired C.F. Nielsen A/S. In 2011, Henning M. Larsen and Mogens Sloth Knudsen acquired all shares and in 2018, the company was acquired by RUF Briquetting Systems. Today C.F. Nielsen and RUF Briquetting Systems offer all three briquette technologies: mechanical, extruder, and hydraulic. In which C.F. Nielsen produces the Mechanical- and Extruder press.


GIDARA Energy is a Dutch technology-based energy company focused on converting non-recyclable waste into syngas, a clean and incredibly versatile source of energy by using patented technologies. Their first plant in Amsterdam will produce an average of 87.5 KTA (kilotons per annum) of renewable methanol from 175 KTA local non-recyclable waste. AMA includes a testing facility, knowledge centre and full plant producing advanced methanol that meets the European biofuel mandate (RED II, June 2021) as well as local, Dutch legislation. The plant is expected to be fully operational in 2023, with objectives to contribute to better fuels and a circular economy. AMA will be working in close cooperation with local partners and several universities.

www.gidara-energy.com; www.advancedmethanol.com


ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:


Krisztina Maria Szabo

Tel: +44 (0) 203 141 0603

Email[email protected]




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  • A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
  • Over five and a half hours of networking built into the two day conference agenda including an evening drinks reception
  • A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
  • ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.




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ACI's 11th Annual Gasification Summit - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)
After £235 early bird discount, valid only until 15th December, 2023. Standard Rate - £1,895
£ 1,660.00
ACI's 11th Annual Gasification Summit - Documentation Package Only
£ 495.00